Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Sony a9: Sigma MC-11 Firmware 1.07

That1cameraguy posted the first two videos about the new Sigma MC-11 firmware and it did a great job with adapted glass keeping up with action. In his estimation, you get 85% of the performance of native Sony glass, which is still very good. The above video is a comparison between the previous firmware and the […]

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7Artisans / DJ-Optical For E-Mount

There is new Chineses option available that is very cheap and comes in attractive focal lengths for mirrorless cameras sold under the 7Artisans / DJ-Optical names: 7.5mm f/2.8: APS-C fish-eye lens 25mm f/1.8: APS-C wide-angle lens 35 mm f/2: full frame lens They even have a 50mm f/1.0 lens shown above in the middle that isn’t available […]

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SIGMA MC-11 Firmware Update

This firmware update allows compatibility with the SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art, SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art, Cine Lens 14mm T2 FF EF mount and 135mm T2 FF EF mount from FF High Speed Prime Line. For customers who own the SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 EF-E, please update the firmware […]

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Citograph 35mm f/8.0 Pancake Lens Launched on Kickstarter

New Citograph 35mm ‘Always-in-Focus’ Lens will Revolutionize Street Photography (Berlin) C.P. Goerz, a new German startup, announced a Kickstarter campaign today for the Citograph 35mm, a super-compact, always-in-focus tessar-type lens that may very well revolutionize street photography. The Citograph 35 was designed specifically for capturing those fleeting, decisive moments that are gone in the flash […]

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Kamlan/SainSonic 50mm f/1.1 For E-mount

The Kamlan/SainSonic 50mm f/1.1 is an inexpensive APS-C Chinese lens for E-mount cameras that is now available. It is also available for Canon EOS-M mount and will be coming to Fuji-X mount soon. Additional information below:

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Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE Roundup

The Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE is a great value receiving an almost perfect score from reviewers. It also seems to be particularly good for video too. It’s great that Sony now has several tiers of lenses available for every photographer, but lenses like these might help bring down the price of some of the […]

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